Advice from NSW Health to Residential Aged Care Facilities regarding seasonal influenza vaccination 2020

16 March 2020

On 12 March 2020, NSW Health distributed advice to residential aged care facilities regarding Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2020. 

The advice highlights:

  • All residents should receive free seasonal influenza and pneumococcal vaccine (as appropriate) to protect from winter flu
  • Fluad® Quad is an adjuvanted QIV, newly registered for use in adults ≥65 years of age
  • Pre-orders for influenza vaccine care are now available online and deliveries will commence when vaccine becomes available in mid-April
  • Recommendations and requirements for staff influenza vaccination

Click here to read more detail from the RACF influenza advice

Dedicated advice for residential facilities is available on the NSW Health website and further influenza information is also available on the NSW Health Influenza Website.